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May 4, 2010

UNM BOARD OF REGENTS’ ACADEMIC/STUDENT AFFAIRS & RESEARCH COMMITTEE TO MEET MAY 6

The Regents' Academic/Student Affairs & Research Committee will conduct its next meeting on Thursday, May 6, 2010, beginning at 9:00 a.m. in the Roberts Room at Scholes Hall.

AGENDA

I. Call to Order

II. Faculty Presentation

Mary Anne Nelson, Professor, Biology

III. Approval of Summarized Minutes from Previous Meetings (February 3, 2010)

IV. Reports/Comments

A) Administrative Report
Suzanne Ortega, Provost & Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs

B) Comments from Regents Advisors:
ASUNM, GPSA, Parent Association

V. Action Items

A) Posthumous Degree Award for Stefania Gray
Richard Wood, President-elect, Faculty Senate

B) Approval of Spring 2010 commencement candidates
Richard Wood, President-elect, Faculty Senate

C) Approval of Certificate Program in Clinical and Translational Science (CTS)
Deborah Helitzer, Research, Assistant Dean for Research Education

D) Approval of Associate of Science Degree in Pre-Professional Health Sciences
UNM Los Alamos Branch
Cedric Page, Executive Director, UNM Los Alamos

E) Approval of Certificate in Pre-Professional Health Sciences
UNM Los Alamos Branch
Cedric Page, Executive Director, UNM Los Alamos

F) Approval of Associate of Science in Pre-engineering – UNM Los Alamos
Cedric Page, Executive Director, UNM Los Alamos

G) Approval of Certificate in Solar Technology – UNM Los Alamos
Cedric Page, Executive Director, UNM Los Alamos

H) Approval of Associate of Science in Nursing – UNM Valencia
Helen Walton, Lecturer II, UNM Valencia

I) Approval of Certificate in Green Building Technology
Richard Thomas Krouth, Lecturer III, UNM Gallup

J) Law School Secession from GPSA issue
Genevieve Graham, UNM Law School

VI. Information Items:

A) Graduate Studies Overview Tab N Amy Wohlert, Dean, Graduate Studies

K) Scholarships: Accessibility and Meaningful Awards Tab O A New Approach from the College of Education
Richard Howell, Dean, College of Education

L) Faculty Workload Update Tab P
Suzanne Ortega, Provost & Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs

VII. Public Comment (limited to 15 minutes)

VIII. Adjournment

A copy of the agenda will be available at the Zimmerman Library Reserve Desk and at University Communication and Marketing (Cornell Parking Structure) at least 24 hours prior to the meeting. The agenda will also be available on the UNM web page at http://www.unm.edu/regents/agendas.htm no later than 24 hours before the meeting.

Individuals with disabilities in need of a reader, amplifier, qualified signed language interpreter or any other form of auxiliary aid or service to attend or participate in a Board of Regents meeting should contact University Communication and Marketing.  Public documents, including the agenda and minutes, can be provided in various accessible formats and individuals who need accessible formats should also contact University Communication and Marketing.

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